The ‘Big End of Town’

28 May 2018, The Australian
“Bill Shorten’s class-war attack on the big end of town has been blunted, with an overwhelming majority of voters supporting company tax cuts”
30 April 2018, Shorten, doorstop
Labor believes that the next federal election will be a referendum on whether or not the Australian people want to give a massive corporate tax cut to the big end of town
June 26 2018,
Shorten’s Labor was telling workers in the Queensland byelection seat of Longman earning $90,000 – teachers, nurses and tradies – that they belonged to ‘the big end of town’
October 7 2018,
In the Whitlam Auditorium of the Revesby Workers Club – a monument to making money from the working classes – Shorten recalled some advice from his father, ‘You shouldn’t doff your cap to people from the big end of town because quite frankly they are no different from the rest of us’
August 8 2018, SMH
Mr Shorten and his frontbenchers routinely attack Turnbull’s company tax cuts for favouring the ‘big end of town’ and promise to fund health and education instead. ‘People want us to put their needs ahead of that of the big end of town. Labor is the party of everyday Australians. Mr Turnbull’s Liberals are the party of big business’, Mr Shorten said.
Bill Shorten’s constant attacks on big business run the risk of teaching younger generations that successful companies are bad for us.
7 News Brisbane
Bill Shorten has intensified his attack on business, making clear today he’s happy to antagonise the big end of town in the run to this year’s election.

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